March 14, 2020
Will COVID-19 Halt China’s ‘Going out’ Economic Strategy?
By Chan Kung and Wei Hongxu
The novel coronavirus outbreak will contribute to downward pressures on China’s outbound investment, including the Belt and Road.
March 13, 2020
In Role Reversal, Asia Seeks to Stop Virus From Coming In
By Associated Press
As COVID-19 outbreaks spread to the rest of the world, Asia looks to manage its borders.
March 09, 2020
Shock Saudi Move Causes Historic One-Day Plunge in Price of Crude Oil: What Next?
By Ankit Panda
Early on Monday, Brent crude fell by more than 20 percent, dropping to levels unseen since 2015-2016.
March 07, 2020
Helping Hong Kong’s Economy Weather Protests and Coronavirus
By Jason Hung
The Hong Kong government has a chance to correct the city’s economic over-reliance on tourism.
March 06, 2020
Taiwan Braces for Economic Impact of Global Coronavirus Outbreak
By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s tourism and aviation industries are struggling, but most sectors have withstood heavy damage and the government has planned a $2 billion bailout.
March 04, 2020
China’s Policy Banks Need to Hedge Against Climate Risks
By Divya Narain
China’s policy banks must re-evaluate the bankability of their fossil fuel projects, not just for their own survival but also that of the planet.
March 03, 2020
Malaysia Central Bank Cuts Key Rate Amid Coronavirus Outbreak and Political Turbulence
By Associated Press
Malaysia's central bank reduced its key overnight policy rate, citing worsening economic conditions.
March 02, 2020
The Palm Oil Conundrum in EU-ASEAN Relations
By Naila Maier-Knapp
Palm oil tensions between the EU and Indonesia and Malaysia continue to be a point of contention in the group’s ties with Southeast Asian countries.
February 29, 2020
The Future of AI Depends on Asia
By Helena Domashneva
Recent geopolitical, economic and epidemic shocks in Asia reveal the real value of the region in the global economy and its future impact on world’s technological development.
February 28, 2020
The Golden Opportunity: Indonesia’s Chance to Escape the Middle-Income Trap
By Edward Parker
Education reform needs to be part of Jokowi’s ambitious economic overhaul.
February 26, 2020
The Trouble With India’s New Budget
By Alok Sheel
The 2020 budget falls short of expectations in several key areas.
February 24, 2020
What Would It Cost to Cancel the Tokyo Olympics?
By Anthony Fensom
Cancelling the Summer Games over coronavirus fears would not be a fatal economic blow for Japan.